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Dayton in Franklin County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

Dayton, Idaho

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, August 9, 2019
1. Dayton, Idaho Marker
Inscription.  In 1867 Joseph Chadwick and family settled on Five Mile Creek and built a log cabin. In one room he had a supply store to accommodate the few settlers and freighters. He was followed by Peter Poole, Robert Taylor, Stephen Callan, George Mendenhall, Richard Wickham and their families. The locality was originally known as Five Mile, later Chadville, and in 1890 Card. In 1906 Wm.B. Preston gave it the name of Dayton. Fred Jensen was the first L.D.S. presiding Elder.
 
Erected 1951 by Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Dayton Camp. (Marker Number 171.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers marker series.
 
Location. 42° 6.902′ N, 111° 59.614′ W. Marker is in Dayton, Idaho, in Franklin County. Marker is on North Westside Highway (County Highway D1) near West 900 North, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 942 North Westside Highway, Dayton ID 83232, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pioneer Ferry and Bridge (approx. 4.1 miles away);
Dayton, Idaho Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 9, 2019
2. Dayton, Idaho Marker
Bear River Massacre Monument (approx. 4.6 miles away); Utah & Northern Railway (approx. 4.6 miles away); The Battle of Bear River (approx. 4.6 miles away); Bear River Massacre (approx. 4.6 miles away); Pass of the Standing Rock (approx. 4.9 miles away); a different marker also named Pass of the Standing Rock (approx. 4.9 miles away); The Earth Will Remember (approx. 5.1 miles away).
 
More about this marker. This marker is in Dayton City Park.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 26, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 26, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 51 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 26, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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